Being in this industry for the past 20 years, I’ve seen a lot of candidates and facilitated more interviews than I liked to count. Even though it’s my job to stay abreast of in-demand IT jobs, I find it just as useful to share some of things that keep candidates from getting these jobs. That’s right; candidates can ruin a job interview within the first 20 minutes of an interview. Of course, some of these reasons are not necessarily deal-breakers, but they’re justifiable reasons as to why these candidates are not an employer’s top choice.
1. Dressing inappropriately. I know, in this day and time, you would think that most people would know the do’s and don’ts of interview attire. However, you would be amazed at the comments I’ve seen regarding a candidate’s attire or lack thereof. Just a few side notes; don’t wear anything that has glitter, makes it […]